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The total sodium content in this recipe is due to the added salt. If you want or need a salt free granola, just eliminate the salt. The granola remains tasty, especially when fruit is added. No salt granola also can serve as a crunchy topping to dishes such as Peanut Butter Pudding.

13 (1/2 cup) servings: 45 mg. sodium per serving

6 cups regular rolled oats
1/2 cup untoasted wheat germ or 1/2 cup ground flax seed
2/3 cups no salt added almonds, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons honey
1/3 cup canola oil
1/4 cup sodium free water
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Prep. Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.
3. Combine next 4 ingredients in a separate bowl. Mix well.
4. Grease two 15 x 11-inch baking sheets.

Cooking Instructions

1. Add honey mixture to oat mixture. Mix well. Divide and spread mixture evenly onto greased baking sheets.

3. Bake 1/2 hour, removing to stir every 10 minutes. When finished cooking, allow to cool. Store in an airtight container. - Copyright © 2023 Judy Reynolds